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Musician/band interviews

There are lots of fantastic musicians in Gloucestershire.  This page contains interviews with just a few of them.  If you'd like to share your stories just email us with your contact details and we'll be in touch.

Joe Craven and Josef Kaspar, based in Stroud, tell us about their band Body Clocks and how their unique sound is created through layering and looping beats with ambient soundscapes, live double bass and guitar.  Read more...


Cheltenham based Halfway to Nowhere were one of nine bands to make it through to the world's largest music competition Music for Youth.  Read more...



Ahead of their Battle of the Bands and Massacre Festival, Gloucester student Ben Finnegan and Callum Smith talked to us about learning and making music in Gloucester, and their hopes for the local music scene.  Read more...

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